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1 Peso Douglas McArthur

Non circulating issue

1 Peso (Douglas McArthur) -  obverse 1 Peso (Douglas McArthur) -  reverse

Features

Country Philippines
Year 1947
Value 1 Peso (1 PHP)
Metal Silver (.900)
Weight 20 g
Diameter 35.5 mm
Thickness 31.33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 185
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese by Gen. Douglas MacArthur

Obverse

Lettering:
PHILIPPINES
1947 S
ONE PESO

Engraver: Laura Gardin Fraser

Laura Gardin Fraser was an American sculptor and the wife of sculptor James Earle Fraser. Laura Gardin studied under Fraser at the Art Students League of New York from 1910 to 1912.

Reverse

Bust of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Weakly struck in low relief at the San Francisco Mint. This Peso and along with the 50 Centavos were the first Coins struck for the new Republic.

Lettering:
DEFENDER AND LIBERATOR
GEN DOUGLAS MAC ARTHUR
THE PHILIPPINES

Engraver: Laura Gardin Fraser

Laura Gardin Fraser was an American sculptor and the wife of sculptor James Earle Fraser. Laura Gardin studied under Fraser at the Art Students League of New York from 1910 to 1912.

Edge

Philippines Coat of arms of the Republic. 1947 One Peso. (S mintmark below date).

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1947 S 100,000

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1 Peso (Douglas McArthur)